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* Import Regulation (Jamaica)

Shipping Port :-

The most recommended port for shipments arriving to Jamaica from Japan is Kingston.

Age limit on importation of motor vehicles :-

According to new age limit for the importation of used vehicles

  • Cars imported should not be more than 5 years old.
  • Pickups should not be more than 6 years.
  • Trucks, Trailers and other heavy duty equipments can be 10 years old.
  • Special purpose vehicles such as Ambulance, Fire Brigade, and Town cars, vehicles modified for physically challenged people should not be more than 10 years of age.

 

Right-Hand Drive vehicles :-
Import of right-hand drive vehicle is allowed in Jamaica.

Documents required for importing vehicle:-

  1. Import license issued by the Trade Board Limited, which authorizes the importation of the motor vehicle. Before importing vehicle to Jamaica, importer should posses an import license.
  2. Certificate of Title: The document issued by the government of the country where the vehicle was purchased, to the owner of the vehicle.
  3. Two identification proof such as Passport, Driver’s license, Nation Identification.
  4. Bill of Lading: It should contain necessary information about the vehicle, date of landing and the port of entry.
  5. Invoice: An invoice from the supplier is necessary for all vehicles importation.
  6. Bill of Sight: It contains details regarding the imported motor vehicle. It is a Customs certified document, prepared and signed by the dealer.
  7. Tax Compliance- It will be issued by Tax Administration Certificate Services Department.
  8. Odometer inspection statement.
  9. Import Entry (C87): This import document should be presented to Customs by the broker and should contain all the details involving the vehicle, importer name, shipping information and the responsibilities.
  10. Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN) – A nine digit unique identification number obtained from Revenue Board.
  11. Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) – A document obtained from Revenue Board as a proof that certifies that payments Certificate of tax liabilities and wage-related statutory deductions are up-to-date.

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